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Scholarships Available to United Flight Attendants and Their Families

Date: December 22, 2017
Type: AFA Article

Being a Member of the largest Flight Attendant Union in the world provides you with many benefits.  One of those benefits are scholarships that are only for active Members of the Union.  Some of the scholarships that are available are:

Association of Flight Attendants Scholarship Fund
The Association of Flight Attendants Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial assistance to dependents of our active Members who will be attending a college or university.  The scholarship was founded by Dee Maki.  She started the scholarship trust for the dependents of active Members who do not have the opportunity for higher education.

If you would like to apply for this scholarship please visit the AFA International Website Scholarship pagehttp://www.afacwa.org/scholarships.  This page also includes details on the scholarship fund as well as the guidelines and application requirements.  The deadline for applications is April 10, 2018.

Joe Beirne Scholarship Program
The Joe Beirne Scholarship Program was established in October 1974 by Communications Workers of America (CWA) Executive Board in the memory of Joe Beirne who took great pride in fighting for education and learning.

This scholarship is offered by CWA each year and offers sixteen partial scholarships to selected winners in a lottery drawing. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2018.   Details on this scholarship are on the CWA website http://www.cwa-union.org/pages/beirne.

Union Plus Scholarship Program
The Union Plus Scholarship Program was started in 1991 by Union Plus Education Foundation and provides scholarships to current and retired Union Members of a participating Union, their spouses, and their dependents.  This scholarship is supported in part by contributions from the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card.

This scholarship is offered by the Union Plus Education Foundation each year and offers scholarships for students selected for university, college, trade, or technical schools. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018 by 11:59 A.M. Eastern Time.  Details on the scholarship are on the Union Plus website https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/money/union-plus-scholarships.

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